Organic Agriculture Research Symposium 2016 Live Broadcast


Plenary and key workshop sessions from the Organic Agriculture Research Symposium (OARS) will be broadcast as webinars. The conference takes place at the Asilomar Conference Center in Pacific Grove, California on Wednesday, January 20, 2016. 

Plenary speakers include André Leu, President of Organic International / IFOAM and Mathieu Ngouajio, USDA/NIFA National Program Leader in Cropping Systems. Workshops on soil health, long-term and strategic research, and innovative educational systems will also be broadcast. Dianna Jerkins, Research Director for OFRF, will present an assessment of future organic research needs, sharing results from the foundation’s recently completed survey of organic farmers.

This webinar broadcast is free and open to the public. You can join and leave this webinar as many times as you wish on January 20th, but advance registration is required.

Start time is 9AM Pacific Time (10 Mountain, 11 Central, 12 Eastern).

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The 2016 Organic Agriculture Research Symposium, a pre-conference at the annual EcoFarm Conference in Pacific Grove, CA, is jointly hosted by OFRF and the University of California, Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension (KARE) Center. Funding for the eOrganic live broadcast of OARS is provided by USDA NIFA OREI.